Collinsville, Oklahoma
August 31, 2017
Cross Country Relays
Collinsville XC Participated At Mohawk Park
4 Person Teams Run
6 Mile Relay (1.5 per)
2017 JrHi XC Boys -- Top Row: Left to Right- Luke Boren, Fernando Gonzalez, Traxton Battenfield, Trevor Chisum, Bear Wedlake, Aaron Shiever and Mackay Salley.
-- Bottom Row: Left to Right- Alex Baker, Ty Hamilton, Zachary Stein, Jasper Rush, Aiek Nithianandon, Joseph Zodrow and Harry Henslick.
-- (Coached by Eric Dutton)
2017 JrHi XC Girls -- : Left to Right- Taylor Kilgore, London Gerlach and Maddie Peters. -- (Coached by Kim Myers)
CHS XC Boys walking the 1.5 mile course at Mohawk Park in Tulsa.
Carrington Buoy
Elizabeth Wedlake
Megan Thetford
Sarah Bell
Grace Coleman & Dezzarai Nelson (crutches)
Hailey Wilson
Collinsville had 3 (4-man) teams in the HS relay.
Mathew Budnik
Lane Hutchins
Brayden Little
Budnik handoff to Alexander
Hutchens to Sellers
Justin Branen
Ty Alexander
Nathan Sellers
Devyn Lyon waiting for the handoff of the wrist band to start his leg of the relay.
Brody Captain waiting: Branen to Jake Lawson
Devyn Lyon
Brody Captain
Captain to Captain
Jake Lawson
Levi Captain
Jake Lawson to Dewar
Derek Dewar
JrHi Girls
JrHi Girls Start (no relay on 1 mile course)
JrHi Boys getting instruction from Coach Dutton before walking the course.
JrHi Boys Start (no relay on 1 mile course)
High School boys supporting their JrHi teammate to close out the meet.
(These guys are my "Cardinals of the Day" -- Ted)
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Previous Coverage 2016

September 2, 2017

RSU Women's Cross Country Takes Sixth at UCO Land Run

EDMOND, Okla. – The Rogers State women's cross country team started the 2017 season with a sixth-place finish at the UCO Land Run on Saturday (Sept. 2) morning at Santa Fe High School.

RSU totaled a score of 183 to finish just one point behind host Central Oklahoma (182).

The Hillcats were led by senior Hailey Gillispie as she covered the 5-kilometer course in 19:35.40 for 17th place overall. Another senior in J'Cee Holmes ranked 28th overall and second for the Cats in a time of 20:01.91.

Two freshmen placed in third and fourth for the Cats in the team scoring. In her first collegiate race, freshman Hannah Taylor finished in third for the navy and red and 37th overall. She ran a time of 20:22.12 in the 5k race. Fellow freshmen Tayler Lee finished in 21:16.39 for the fourth spot for RSU.

Finishing three seconds after Lee was Malinda Moore in a time of 21:19.83 for the final scoring spot in the team score. Ellen Thomas ran a time of 21:33.13 for sixth place for the Hillcats, and Beth Terhune earned the seventh spot for the team finishing in 22:26.15.

Oklahoma Baptist placed five runners in the top 10 to take the team championship. Oklahoma City finished in second, and East Central was third. Aminat Olowora of OCU won the individual championship in a time of 17:19.49 to win by 51 seconds.

The Hillcats return to the course in two weeks at the Southern Stampede, hosted by Missouri Southern in Joplin, Missouri on Sept. 16.

6-Rogers State

17-Hailey Gillispie 19:35.40
28-J'Cee Holmes 20:01.91
37-Hannah Taylor 20:22.12
62-Tayler Lee 21:16.39
63-Malinda Moore 21:19.83
66-Ellen Thomas 21:33.13
87-Beth Terhune 22:26.15
89-Mia Chavez 22:33.99
92-Elizabeth Reidlinger 22:56.73
97-Brianna Valles 23:14.77
105-Avery Buck 25:24.08

For more information on RSU cross country, go to


Tim Hanson
Sports Information Director

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